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Process- University Hire

Requisition ID:  223000

Position Title: Graduate Engineer Trainee (Process)


Performs assignments that will develop professional work knowledge and abilities through the application of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.  Exercises limited but increasing judgment in performing assigned tasks.  Using prescribed methods, performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.



A.  Supervision Received

§  Receives technical and administrative supervision from an Engineering Supervisor.

B.  Supervision Exercised

§  None.  May provide technical direction as appropriate to drafters, technicians and others who perform specific design support assignments.

C.  Contacts

§  Maintains contact with the immediate work group or discipline and interfaces with other disciplines as specifically directed.



  1. Work on process simulators
  2. Preparation of Heat and Material Balance and PFDs.
  3. Equipment sizing and preparation of equipment datasheets
  4. Hydraulic calculations (pump and compressor hydraulic calculations, line sizing)
  5. Control Valve calculations
  6. Relief Valve Sizing
  7. Relief system design (including use of Flarenet)
  8. Development of P&IDs and Line Designation Tables
  9. HAZOP studies
  10. 3D Model reviews (and ability to work on Smart Plant Review).



Basic technical knowledge of engineering systems and calculations, applications of engineering methods, construction materials, and application of computer aided engineering (CAE)/computer aided design (CAD) tools to engineering problems.

Basic awareness of industry or regulatory standards and design criteria pertinent to the particular engineering discipline.

Basic skills in oral and written communication.

The above is normally acquired through:

  • A recognized degree in an engineering or scientific discipline, from an accredited college or university, OR
  • Specialized courses in an engineering discipline, engineering design and practice, AND

Practical work experience to the degree necessary to perform the responsibilities outlined above.  This work experience to be in design engineering or other relevant types of engineering such as system start-up, field engineering, or plant operation in large industrial plants, utilities, process plants or engineering/construction firms.

Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.  

Bechtel serves the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.